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Overflow National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Hunting

Parkdale, AR 71661 (185.016 miles)

The refuge is comprised of bottomland hardwood forests, agricultural fields and upland pine/hardwood forests.

Official Website: Overflow National Wildlife Refuge

Leroy Percy Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Hollandale, MS 38748 (188.472 miles)

The oldest of Mississippi's state parks, Leroy Percy is characterized by artesian springs, cypress trees, and ancient oaks dripping with Spanish moss. Leroy Percy is the only state park featuring a wildlife preserve. The seasonal pursuit of deer, squirrel, turkey, duck, and dove beckons to hunters in search of an unspoiled hunting area away from the crowd. Leroy Percy is also known for its alligator population--visitors can safely observe the scaly reptiles from two observation towers over their hot artesian water home.

Official Website: Leroy Percy

Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Hollandale, MS 38748 (188.472 miles)

Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge is the oldest national wildlife refuge in the State of Mississippi. This refuge was established in 1936 as one of the links in a chain of refuges that provide for the wintering needs of ducks and geese in the Mississippi Flyway. Yazoo NWR is also known as one of the premier hunting refuges in the southeastern U.S. For years, hunters have traditionally scheduled their vacations to hunt Yazoo NWR's white-tailed deer.

Official Website: Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge

Leroy Percy Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Hollandale, MS 38748 (188.472 miles)

Leroy Percy Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 1,642-acre parcel located in Washington County, approximately 6 miles west of Hollandale on Highway 12. Leroy Percy WMA is located on Leroy Percy State Park, and is the only WMA in Mississippi located on a State Park.

Official Website: Leroy Percy Wildlife Management Area

Bladon Springs State Park Camping

Silas, AL 36919 (189.899 miles)

Centering around four mineral springs, this 357-acre park in Choctaw County in southwest Alabama provides modern campsites, shelters, tables and grills for daytime and nighttime family outings. The Park is located one mile north of Bladon Springs in southwest Alabama.

Official Website: Bladon Springs State Park

Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting Boating

Gilbertown, AL 36908 (190.985 miles)

Acres: 4,218 acres plus 236 acres in perpetual conservation easements in eight parcels in Monroe, Sumter and Conecuh counties, located 10 miles northwest of Coffeeville, AL, across the Tombigbee River and north of Highway 84, in Southwest Alabama, approximately 80 miles north of Mobile. Wildlife includes: herons, raptors, otters, beavers, deer, turkeys, raccoons, squirrels, wood ducks, wintering waterfowl, and endangered/threatened species (American alligators, bald eagles and wood storks).

Official Website: Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge

Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Crossett, AR 71635 (191.027 miles)

This 65,000-acre refuge contains an abundance of water resources dominated by the Ouachita and Saline Rivers and the Felsenthal Pool.

Official Website: Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge

Sky Lake Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Belzoni, MS 39038 (191.924 miles)

Official Website: Sky Lake Wildlife Management Area

Meaher State Park Fishing Camping Boating

Spanish Fort, AL 36577 (193.387 miles)

This 1,327-acre park is situated in the wetlands of Mobile Bay and is a day-use picnicking and scenic park with modern camping hook-ups and bathhouse facilities for overnight visitors. A boat ramp and fishing pier will appeal to every fisherman. A self-guided walk on two nature trails includes a boardwalk with a up close view of the Mobile Delta. 

Official Website: Meaher State Park

Okatibbee Water Park Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Meridian, MS 39301 (195.003 miles)

Located on Pine Spring Road, just off Highway 19 North northwest of Meridian, Mississippi, Okatibbee Water Park is a "splash" for the whole family! With 28 miles of shoreline, the 3,800-acre reservoir offer abundant bass fishing year round, as well as water skiing. Splashdown Country's adult and kiddy waterslides are open May through Labor Day, with lifeguards on duty for added safety. The park features fully developed camping spurs for camping enthusiasts. For the slightly less adventurous, four new vacation cabins are available as well as a 25-room motel. For the naturalist, the park is visited each December by the American Bald Eagle.

Official Website: Okatibbee Water Park